Chris Livatino, athletic director at Evanston Township High School, provided the following information about recent ETHS athletic activities:
First off, congratulations to sophomore golfer Jackson Mihevc for shooting solid rounds of 84 and 83 this past weekend to finish in the top half of the individual qualifiers in the 112-player field at the IHSA State Finals in Bloomington. The vast majority of the varsity boys golf team, which was one spot short of qualifying as a team for the first time since 1960, returns next year.
The #1 seed in their Sectional, Boys soccer began its post-season run with a 6-0 win over Taft last night at Maine South. The boys compete for the Regional Championship vs Maine East this Saturday at Maine South at 3:00pm. Admission is $4. A victory earns the Wildkits the right to play back home at Lazier Field next Tuesday in the IHSA Sectional Semifinal at 4:30pm. Sectional Championships are at ETHS on Sat, Oct. 29, at 6:00pm. Admission for sectional soccer is $5 for all spectators (IHSA does not allow exceptions for staff).
Girls Volleyball’s first serve of the playoffs takes place in Beardsley Gym next Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 6:30pm (conveniently right after soccer’s sectional game) vs the winner of the Taft/Amundsen play-in game. The Regional Championship is Thursday, Oct. 27, at 6:00pm. The girls volleyball team earned the #2 seed in their Sectional. Admission for regional volleyball is $4 for all spectators (IHSA does not allow exceptions for staff).
Football is still very much in the playoff picture. A win over the Wolves at Niles West gaive the Kits a regular season record of 5-4. Thanks to their strength of schedule, this qualified them to compete in the State Playoffs for the second straight year.
While state is still a long way off for girls swimming, the girls enjoyws a rare two-day home stand at the Burton Aquatic Center vs. Niles West.
Swimming Coach Kevin Auger reports the Kits celebrated Senior Night with a win : The junior varsity beat Rockford Guilford 150-19. The varsity beat Niles West 132-49.